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 Learn more about AUC and follow our recent news and events through the resources on this page. We can assist you in finding and conducting interviews with AUC experts in a variety of fields.

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AUC Signs MOU with AASTMT and Strategic Partnership Agreement with AIU

The American University in Cairo (AUC) signed today an MOU with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), and a strategic partnership agreement with ElAlamein International University (AIU) yesterday to enhance collaboration in higher education.

AUC Holds “MySafeUni Day” to Combat Sexual Harassment in Universities

As part of its “AUC SpeakUp” initiative, The American University in Cairo (AUC) held on Monday “MySafeUni Day,” an event that included discussions and activities, focused on ensuring university campuses are safe spaces and free of sexual harassment.

AUC Press Awards Ahmed Taibaoui the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2021

At a virtual ceremony held today, AUC Press awarded the 2021 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature to the Algerian writer Ahmed Taibaoui for his novel The Disappearance of Mr. Nobody (Ikhtifa’ Al Sayed La Ahad).

Faculty in The Media

Salima Ikram

Salima Ikram (YAB '86) talks to National Geographic about the recently discovered "lost golden city of Luxor," a 3,400-year-old royal city built by Amenhotep III.

Sherwat Elwan

Sherwat Elwan talks about the impact of the Suez Canal blockage in this Q&A with Business Forward.

Laila El Baradei

Laila El Baradei '83, '88 talks about the emerging app, Clubhouse, in her op-ed for the PA Times.

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The media unit assists photographers in getting original shots of AUC’s campuses, faculty, staff and students for media purposes and when appropriate.

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AUC Professor Startup Wins JICA Ninja Competition

The startup company of Wael Mamdouh, associate professor of nanotechnology, was selected as one of the winners of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Next Innovation with Japan (NINJA) Business Plan Competition.  JICA launched this competition in July 2020 for businesses emerging during the COVID-19 outbreak to discover innovative business models and technologies that not only provide prescriptive solutions to the current pandemic but also respond to the expected radical changes in the post-pandemic socio-economic reality.

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School of Business, Al Ahly Partner to Introduce Sports Management Education in the Region

“Today, Al Ahly Club, a big entity, and The American University in Cairo, also a big educational institution, collaborate toward a program that will benefit the community and the future leaders of society. The American University in Cairo, with its history, will help us prepare calibers who could benefit society with their knowledge on managing sports facilities.” - Mahmoud El Khatib, president, Al Ahly Sports Club

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AUC Team Wins First Place in Student Union Real Life Competition

"Coming into this competition, I had little to no hope that we would even enter the top 20. We gave it our all for the experience and the opportunity; coming first was just a great bonus," said Mohamed Mansour on winning the AUC Student Union Real Life Competition.

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AUC is making history every day. Learn about landmarks in AUC’s history, from its founding in 1919 until today.

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AUC Scholarship Stories: Sarah Seif '18

April 7, We are proud to feature Sarah Seif ’18 alumna and Moataz Al Alfi Scholarship recipient. Having studied Integrated Marketing Communication during her time at AUC, Sarah now excels as an esteemed Associate to Egypt’s State Minister of Information. Watch the video to hear how AUC equipped Sarah with the knowledge and skills she needed to help build the foundation of marketing within the Egyptian government!

SU Real Life Global Competition

April 4, The AUC Student Union students #MakingAUCProud​ through their work on the SU Real Life Global Competition talk to us about the competition and reflect on this year’s theme, its objective and impact. #AUCNext100

A History of Arab Graphic Design Webinar

March 29, AUC professors Bahia Shehab and Haytham Nawar, authors of the recently published PROSE Award winning book A History of Arab Graphic discuss the economic, social, and political circumstances which led to the emergence of this field as a method of communication and an art form.

Contact Information

Rehab Saad

Senior Director, Media Relations and University Spokesperson

tel: +20.2.2615.3705
mobile: +20.10.6881.5048
rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Associate Director, Media Relations

tel: +20.2.2615.2383
mobile: +20.12.8000.9078
dena.rashed@aucegypt.edu